Stateside: Sen. Stabenow on mental health, COVID relief; pioneering Black suffragette Lottie Wilson
Today on Stateside, a conversation with Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) about making mental health accessible and the future of the Senate under President-elect Biden. Plus, a look at the history of some notable Black Michiganders—from the pre-Civil War era to the suffrage movement.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
Sen. Stabenow talks about government responsibility in combating mental illnessStateside’s conversation with Debbie Stabenow
- Debbie Stabenow is a Democratic Senator from Michigan.
What life was like for African Americans in Michigan before the Civil War
- Anna-Lisa Cox is a historian and non-resident fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University. She’s the author of The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America’s Forgotten Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality.
- Déanda Johnson is a historian with the National Park Service.
- This segment originally aired on Oct. 23, 2020.
- Jillian Reese is curator of exhibits at the Michigan History Center.
- This segment originally aired on Sept. 22, 2020.
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